Joseph A. Pontifice

Date of Passing:

April 23, 2014

Pontifice, Joseph, A., 63, of 1478 Elmwood Avenue, Cranston, died unexpectedly on April 23, 2014.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph J. and Lillian (Aiello) Pontifice, he lived in Cranston for many years.

Mr. Pontifice was the former owner of Hope Auto Body Inc. for 30 years. He recently was a hardware customer service specialist at Lowe’s in Warwick for the past seven years.

Joseph was a United States Army Veteran.

He is survived by a daughter, Stefanie A. Head and her husband Thomas of Providence; a sister, Judith P. Higgins and her husband Dennis of Smithfield; a grandson, T.J. Head of Providence; several nieces and nephews and his close friends, Gary, Andre, Matt and Joanne.

His funeral service will be held on Monday April 28, 2014 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9 am. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Calling hours are Sunday 3-6 pm.

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